After oil hits $80 per barrel
Trump hits Amazon yet again Monday: Claims post office losing ‘a fortune’ and other retailers pay more in taxes
I agree with this. Amazon is a corporate welfare queen. Taxpayers subsidize Amazon at almost every level imaginable, from local property taxes, corporate income tax, aid to amazons poverty wage workforce, and their shipping costs.
Trump on Monday tweets that the post office loses money delivering packages for Amazon.
It’s cold where I live though, so that makes global warming fake….
Sydney has hit a heat milestone, recording a 47.3C temperature in the far western suburb of Penrith.
“Google has abused its dominance as a search engine by giving illegal advantages to another Google product, its shopping comparison service,” Commissioner Margrethe Vestager”
The European Commission has been investigating Alphabet for several years, amid allegations that the company’s internet search results favor its own shopping service. Regulators have also investigated whether the Android mobile operating system is being used to promote other Google products, at an u…
Nothing can change in US politics if voter turnouts for the Legislative Branch of Government is only one-thrid of eligable voters, out of those one-third if you take into account gerryandering and Voter suppression probebly only 15-20% of the US electorate are ideological right-wingers, even few truly understanding what they are voting for.
Australia made voting mandatory in the 1920s after a Parliamentary election had a 53% turnout, that is higher than any US mid-term election in the last 100 years.
Presidential elections are around teh 53% mark, maybe 3-5 points higher, during the late 19th Century turnouts for Presidential elections were arond 80% keep in mind only Men over the age of 21 were allowed to vote then, and there was much voter suppression nthe south.
Bernie Sanders has introduced many bills to make voting easier, A Constitutional Amendment that would mandate the Federal Government implement Automatic Voter Registration, a Public Holiday for Elections, Ranked-Choice Voting, A Ban on Corporate Donations.
The last time voter turnout was this low, the U.S. was fighting WWII